Stories

Discover more about Scotland’s heritage and how we’re working to protect it.

Help us to avoid wildfires

Here are some top tips for preventing wildfires at Trust places.

24 Jun 2022

The impact of avian flu

Visiting our coastal or island properties? Find out how avian flu is affecting the birds in our care, advice for visitors, and guidance on what to do if you find an unwell bird.

15 Mar 2022

Our playparks are seriously good fun!

We take a look at some of our playparks across Scotland and find out what makes them unique.

11 Aug 2022

A letter from a suffragette

Part of our series Student View, that asks university students to look at our collections and discover stories that resonate with their lives today.

10 Aug 2022

Help us restore Kippen Smiddy

We’re inviting volunteers to help reinstate the 18th-century blacksmiths back to its former glory and reopen it to the public.

10 Aug 2022

Creative writing and performance workshops at Newhailes

Are you aged between 16–19 and interested in creative writing and performance?

9 Aug 2022

Family fun at Brodie’s Summer Festival!

The Summer Festival at Brodie Castle will celebrate summer 2022 with a bang, and is open to all ages.

5 Aug 2022

Pollok House seeks a storyteller to explore links with enslavement

The team at Pollok House are currently inviting applications from creative practitioners for a six-week residency which will take place in autumn 2022.

5 Aug 2022

Love Scotland podcast

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, each episode tells some of the thrilling stories behind the Trust’s people and places, showcasing how everything we do is for the love of Scotland.